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Commentary from Industry Pros
When disasters strike, utilities depend on communications networks built to meet Critical Infrastructure (CI) reliability and capability requirements. However, in extreme cases communications infrastructure can be threatened.
Some startling things have happened in the energy world these last few years that continue to shake up personal transportation. The steep downward trend of gasoline prices bumped up against the $2 per gallon mark in December of 2014.
Discussions on distributed generation and energy storage seem to dominate the home energy forums. Declining rooftop photovoltaic prices and emerging home-scale battery technologies make for great headlines and bold predictions.
We all know how much connectivity and mobility have changed life as we know it --- in fact, it's no stretch to say society will never be the same.
Why can't I make split utility bill payments with my roommate? asked a friend who runs a consumer web business.
Continuing from previous posts about possible over-crediting for estimated energy savings, I’ve taken a closer look at the method used by regulatory agencies to approve customer-funded efficiency programs.
Smart Energy is an industry byword these days. Electricity consumers and producers alike talk about ideas and implementations that Smart Energy has developed as the best ways forward for both energy conservation and energy cost effectiveness. Electrical system developments in Smart grids and Smart cities are key to discussions on Smart Energy.
Collaborative filtering, a data science technique new to energy marketing, is an innovative substitute for traditional market segmentation, which relies on the collection and analysis of demographic customer data.
Utility poles and their multiple cross arms were laced with masses of power and communications lines along the nation’s highways and byways in the early years of infrastructure rollout in the United States.
For some organizations, the days of manually entering utility bill data are over. These organizations have come to the realization that in this day and age, no successful business organization can truly grow with scale by conducting a vital part of its operations and processes through manual methods.